This past week, MORBID ANGEL announced the departures of drummer Tim Yeung, guitarist Destructhor, and today, frontman/bassist David Vincent. On June 15th, the band announced former frontman/bassist Steve Tucker’s return even though no official statement on David Vincent’s status was announced.
Needless to say, this is a complete mess and further dilutes and hurts the legacy of the band. David Vincent chose to take the high road in his official statement:
“I had good communication with Trey yesterday and we agree that there are incompatibilities with regards to us working together.
“Trey and I have accomplished amazing things together over the past 30 years and I wish him the best with his future projects. Out of respect for the legacy of these accomplishments, I encourage Morbid Angel fans to not take sides because, I am not.
“I look forward to sharing my new endeavors with all of you in the near future. Until then, stay Morbid! ~David Vincent”
MORBID ANGEL haven’t been musically relevant in a very long time. Let’s see what the future holds.